Browney Cross, Shaugh Prior, Devon, PL7
Guide price £775,000 | 6 bedrooms | 3.96 acres

Property features

• Historic farmhouse
• Studio and extensive garaging
• Beautifully presented accommodation
• 4 acres of level ground
• Unrivalled privacy and seclusion
• Easily accessible location
• Recently extended
• 6 great bedrooms
• utility room

A very special home with 4 ACRES of gardens and pasture, this beautifully presented FARMHOUSE has 6 bedrooms, EXTENSIVE GARAGEING and a STUIDIO. Situated in an EASILY ACCESSIBLE location with unrivalled privacy and seclusion. EPC Band F.
 
SITUATION
Little Pethill is located in a truly idyllic position, at the end of a quiet country lane serving only one other property. This mantra of rural, yet not isolated, was designed for this stunning family home. Located to the North East of the Maritime Port of Plymouth on the fringes of the foothills of Dartmoor National Park. The property exudes a great sense of privacy and remoteness, yet within 10 minutes is the bustling suburb of Plympton, offering a wide range of facilities and easy access to the Devon Expressway.
 
A range of first-rate private and state educational facilities are available on your doorstep, as are an excellent range of recreational and cultural facilities. The area is famed for its warm climate, clear bathing waters and clean air. Residents of the area enjoy a wonderful quality of life and the area is well served with direct rail links to the major cities. Leisure pursuits in the area abound, including golf, fishing, walking and riding, There are some lovely beaches on the nearby coastline again within easy reach.
 
Good cultural facilities can be found in Plymouth, 20 minutes away, including the Theatre Royal, Barbican and National Marine Aquarium, as well as some excellent shopping and educational facilities. There are fabulous sailing facilities locally with marinas at Mayflower, Sutton Harbour and Queen Anne's Battery, also home to the Royal Western Yacht Club.
 

DESCRIPTION
The property enjoys a truly tranquil setting with views across rolling green farmland and woodland, and unrivalled levels of privacy. Constructed in 1861 as part of the Maristow Estate The farmhouse has been recently extended, and today creates an extremely comfortable accommodation extending to 3884 square feet over two levels.
 
Set in 4 acres of level and easy to maintain grounds, the house has obvious equestrian potential with fabulous outriding. In addition to the main house, a range of outbuildings support the house and land. A large studio, formerly an architects studio, offers further potential, in addition to this is a recently constructed, generous triple garage block.
 

ACCOMMODATION
Little Pethill is an exceptionally well presented country house. This extremely handsome family home enjoys a South Westerly orientation which bathes the interior in natural light through large picture windows, which also allow views over the garden, grounds and Plym Valley in the distance.
 
This magnificent five or six bedroom family home has superb entertaining potential, with spacious family rooms and a sense of comfort and tranquillity. The flexible accommodation is extremely well presented and inviting with charm and appeal, it really is something rather special. Little Pethill is conventionally laid out, the sitting room is wonderfully light with triple aspect views and French windows over the gardens. A fireplace with stunning marble surround adds warmth and atmosphere.
 
The beautiful kitchen truly is the heart of the home; a farmhouse style affair, with a spacious dining area enjoying its own fireplace and access to the gardens. Behind the kitchen is a large utility and boot room, hopefully ensuring muddy boots remain out of the kitchen!
 
There are two further reception rooms including a snug, again with warming fireplace, and a formal dining room, perfect for entertaining.
 
To the first floor there are six bedrooms served by two bathrooms and a separate shower room. The master suite is deeply impressive, with ensuite facilities and dressing room.
 

GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The grounds extend to 3.964 acres (1.604 ha) and are secure for children and animals and are remarkably level. The securely ring fenced paddock extends to around 2.5 acres, with a further wildflower meadow. The gardens are immediately in front of the property, with an ornamental pond and fountain. The gravel driveway sweeps around the house leading to a large parking and turning area beside the triple garage.
 

DIRECTIONAL NOTICE
Follow your sat nav and leave the A38 at Marsh Mills, passing the Boringdon Hall Hotel & Spa on your left and the Elfordleigh Hotel Country Club on your right. Continue past Cann Wood on your left and after a short distance the road forks off to the left. After taking this left fork, ignore your sat nav and immediately take a hard left onto a single track country lane. Follow this road for one kilometre and take the driveway to the left of the converted barn. Follow the gravelled driveway past the house to a parking and turning area by the triple garage.
 

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